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pho·to·syn·the·size

 (fō′tō-sĭn′thĭ-sīz′)
v. pho·to·syn·the·sized, pho·to·syn·the·siz·ing, pho·to·syn·the·siz·es
v.tr.
To synthesize by the process of photosynthesis.
v.intr.
To perform the process of photosynthesis.

photosynthesize

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɪnθɪˌsaɪz) or

photosynthesise

vb
(Biology) (of plants and some bacteria) to carry out photosynthesis

photosynthesize


Past participle: photosynthesized
Gerund: photosynthesizing

Imperative
photosynthesize
photosynthesize
Present
I photosynthesize
you photosynthesize
he/she/it photosynthesizes
we photosynthesize
you photosynthesize
they photosynthesize
Preterite
I photosynthesized
you photosynthesized
he/she/it photosynthesized
we photosynthesized
you photosynthesized
they photosynthesized
Present Continuous
I am photosynthesizing
you are photosynthesizing
he/she/it is photosynthesizing
we are photosynthesizing
you are photosynthesizing
they are photosynthesizing
Present Perfect
I have photosynthesized
you have photosynthesized
he/she/it has photosynthesized
we have photosynthesized
you have photosynthesized
they have photosynthesized
Past Continuous
I was photosynthesizing
you were photosynthesizing
he/she/it was photosynthesizing
we were photosynthesizing
you were photosynthesizing
they were photosynthesizing
Past Perfect
I had photosynthesized
you had photosynthesized
he/she/it had photosynthesized
we had photosynthesized
you had photosynthesized
they had photosynthesized
Future
I will photosynthesize
you will photosynthesize
he/she/it will photosynthesize
we will photosynthesize
you will photosynthesize
they will photosynthesize
Future Perfect
I will have photosynthesized
you will have photosynthesized
he/she/it will have photosynthesized
we will have photosynthesized
you will have photosynthesized
they will have photosynthesized
Future Continuous
I will be photosynthesizing
you will be photosynthesizing
he/she/it will be photosynthesizing
we will be photosynthesizing
you will be photosynthesizing
they will be photosynthesizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been photosynthesizing
you have been photosynthesizing
he/she/it has been photosynthesizing
we have been photosynthesizing
you have been photosynthesizing
they have been photosynthesizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been photosynthesizing
you will have been photosynthesizing
he/she/it will have been photosynthesizing
we will have been photosynthesizing
you will have been photosynthesizing
they will have been photosynthesizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been photosynthesizing
you had been photosynthesizing
he/she/it had been photosynthesizing
we had been photosynthesizing
you had been photosynthesizing
they had been photosynthesizing
Conditional
I would photosynthesize
you would photosynthesize
he/she/it would photosynthesize
we would photosynthesize
you would photosynthesize
they would photosynthesize
Past Conditional
I would have photosynthesized
you would have photosynthesized
he/she/it would have photosynthesized
we would have photosynthesized
you would have photosynthesized
they would have photosynthesized
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There's insufficient light for them to photosynthesise so they may be dormant.
As long as the crop has a green canopy and continues to photosynthesise - for which it needs water and good light - there will be a beneficial effect," Mr Paul says.
I think that it's got something to do with the fact that eating so much plant material makes you half plant, and you need the sun to photosynthesise.
Mr Booty said if the flag-leaf does not have the chlorophyll, it cannot photosynthesise sunlight to produce the carbohydrates needed for grain fill.
They add that the MR253 variety may have a lower susceptibility to intense lights, considering that it needs less nitrogen than other rice varieties to photosynthesise.
Ideally, you won't mow the lawn again until around May so the leaves of the crocus have had time to photosynthesise and gather enough energy for next year's display.
Neighbouring plants can suffer, however, the shade cast by the creeper killing other vegetation by limiting their ability to photosynthesise.
The objective is to weaken the root system - few plants can survive without green shoots and leaves, which photosynthesise for energy.
If you're going to take something out, you must put something back, which is why in the interests of fairness the charge won't apply to any workers from overseas who photosynthesise.
But now Dr Unsworth believes he has found varieties of seagrass which can photosynthesise carbon dioxide so quickly and efficiently that they actually turn the surrounding water more alkaline.
Expedition Coordinator, Professor Carlos Duarte, pointed out that nitrogen is a key ingredient for phytoplankton--single-celled plants at the base of the marine food chain--to grow and photosynthesise, capturing atmospheric C[O.